Truck Practice 3

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  1. When a heavy fog occurs you should:
    A)Use high beams for best visibility
    B)Park off to the right side of the road with your parking
    lights on
    C)Park at a rest area or truck stop until the fog has lifted
    D)Maintain a safe speed´╗┐
    C
  2. Why should you not roll back when you start?
    A)You might hit someone behind you
    B)You will wear out your brakes
    C)You will wear out your clutch
    D)You will put too much pressure on your rear tires
    A
  3. What does a flashing yellow signal light mean?
    A)You need to stop
    B)You need to slow down before entering the intersection
    C)You need to yield to cross traffic
    D)The signal is about to turn red
    B
  4. How often should you drain air tanks?
    A)At the end of every working day
    B)Once a month
    C)Once every 6 months
    D)Once a year
    A
  5. Which of the following is the correct term for a long commercial
    vehicle's tendency to swing wide on turns?
    A)Jackknifing
    B)Sidetracking
    C)Offtracking
    D)Fishtailing
    C
  6. The following is considered a hazard:
    A)Delivery trucks
    B)School buses
    C)Disabled vehicles
    D)All of these answers are correct
    D
  7. When should you signal?
    A)Well before you turn
    B)Right before you turn
    C)Right as you turn
    D)After you turn
    A
  8. During the pre-trip inspection, you should do the following for
    leaks/hoses:
    A)Look for puddles on the ground
    B)Look for dripping fluids on underside of engine and
    transmission
    C)Inspect hoses for condition and leaks
    D)All of these answers are correct
    D
  9. If you are caught in strong winds while driving a bus:
    A)Keep a strong grip on the steering wheel and try to
    anticipate gusts
    B)You should slow down to lessen the effect of the wind, or
    pull off the roadway and wait
    C)Contact your dispatcher to get more information on how to
    proceed
    D)All of these answers are correct
    D
  10. The main reason drivers exceed speed limits is:
    A)To save time
    B)To impress their friends
    C)To get out of bad weather
    D)To avoid riding their brakes
    A
  11. What are some steps you can take to avoid being an aggressive
    driver?
    A)Give other drivers the benefit of the doubt
    B)Slow down and keep your following distance reasonable
    C)Be a cautious and courteous driver
    D)All of these answers are correct
    D
  12. No matter how small the cargo, it should have at least how many
    tiedowns?
    A)1
    B)2
    C)3
    D)4
    B
  13. You should assume all vehicles, pedestrians, or bicyclists see
    you.
    A)True
    B)False
    B
  14. When driving a bus, you should secure baggage and freight in
    ways that avoid damage and:
    A)Allow the driver to move freely and easily
    B)Allow riders to exit by any window or door in an emergency
    C)Protect riders from injury if carry-ons fall or shift
    D)All of these answers are correct
    D
  15. If you are stopped on a one-way or divided highway, you should
    place reflective triangles at:
    A)10 feet, 100 feet, and 200 feet toward approaching traffic
    B)25 feet, 100 feet, and 250 feet toward approaching traffic
    C)50 feet, 100 feet, and 300 feet toward approaching traffic
    D)75 feet, 100 feet, and 400 feet toward approaching traffic
    A
  16. What does a solid yellow line painted on your side of a highway
    center line mean?
    A)You are not allowed to pass
    B)You are allowed to pass
    C)Your lane will end soon
    D)You are in a 25 mph zone
    A
  17. You should plan ahead when you park your vehicle so that:
    A)It will be very easy for you to check your vehicle before
    you get back on the road
    B)You are only required to pull forward when you leave
    C)You do not need to back up more than 10 feet
    D)You are right near the on ramp
    B
  18. What kind of tire problems might you have?
    A)Too much or too little air pressure
    B)Bad wear or tread separation
    C)Cuts or other damage
    D)All of these answers are correct
    D
  19. What are some things you can do to stay alert and safe?
    A)Get enough sleep and schedule trips safely
    B)Exercise regularly and eat healthy
    C)Avoid medication and visit your doctor
    D)All of these answers are correct
    D
  20. Serious driving errors caused by alcohol include:
    A)Increased reaction time to hazards
    B)Driving too fast, too slow, or in the wrong lane
    C)Running over the curb or weaving
    D)All of these answers are correct
    D
  21. For safety purposes, you should do the following while driving:
    A)Watch gauges for signs of trouble
    B)Use your senses to check for problems
    C)Check critical items when you stop
    D)All of these answers are correct
    D
  22. You are about to go down a long, steep, downhill grade in a new
    truck. You should:
    A)Use a lower gear than you would use to climb the uphill
    grade
    B)Use the same gear you would use to climb the uphill grade
    C)Use a higher gear than you would use to climb the uphill
    grade
    D)Apply the brakes the entire time
    A
  23. You cannot have overhang or tailgate loads of:
    A)Class 1 (Explosives)
    B)Class 4 (Flammable Solids)
    C)Class 5 (Oxidizers)
    D)All of these answers are correct
    D
  24. Activities that can distract your attention include:
    A)Talking to passengers
    B)Adjusting the radio, CD player or climate controls
    C)Eating, drinking or smoking
    D)All of these answers are correct
    D
  25. A blue highway sign is for:
    A)Gas
    B)Food
    C)Lodging
    D)All of these answers are correct
    D

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